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Unformatted text preview: A: They can argue well Q: so for a good bargainer arguing is the best thing to do? A: Yes in order to lower the price Q: Let’s say, that I quote an item’s price as Rs. 1000. How do you think your friends will bargain for that? A: I don’t know. They normally would start from fifty percent. There are so many ‘Pathans’ over here. If the item is for Rs. 100, the will quote it to be for Rs. 200. so you should start at fifty percent and take it for that Q: So normally what other markets do you visit? A: I haven’t visited any other market like Sunday Bazaar. However I do go to Zainab market a couple of times to buy jeans Q: Did you know that a lot of these retailers (selling jeans) are actually from Zainab Market? A: No. I did not know that and jeans I have never bought from here Q: Do you discuss your purchases from Sunday market with your friends? A: Of course I would. If I get something good from here, I would want my friends to get the same Q: In your opinion, are women better bargainers or men? A: Yes women are better bargainers Q: and why is that? A: Because they can talk more Q: So is talking more important in bargaining? A: Yes. That’s a key point in bargaining Q: And what do you look in a product to judge its value? A: The look and feel. And its quality and lastly its price Q: Do you plan on shopping from here more often? A: Uhmmm… If I get good things… If I get things of my type and what I like than definitely I would come here Thank you so much for your time! Respondent # 46 Assalam-ualkium! We are students of SZABIST and we are conducting a research based on bargaining specifically in open air retail markets like Sunday Bazaar. The interview will take 5- 7 minutes and we will appreciate if you can be a part of this exercise. Can we also record the audio of this interview? A: Yes 117 Gender: Female Age bracket: 25 Profession: Student Q: How frequently do you visit Sunday Bazaar? A: I come here every Sunday Q: What do you purchase from here mostly? A: Many things like grocery, like stuff toys… all that… all things Q: Do you bargain? A: Yes, I do it a lot Q: and who do you come here with? A: Sometimes I come here with friends and sometimes with family Q: What items do you specifically buy from here? A: I buy Stuff toys, grocery, vegetables... Almost everything Q: Let’s say, that I quote an item’s price as Rs. 1000. What price will you quote for it to the retailer? A: I will buy it for Rs. 450 almost Q: and what would you see in a product to bargain that much? A: I come here every Sunday so I have an idea on how much I can buy an item for Q: Where do you live? A: Tauheed Commercial, Defence Q: So Why do you come to this market?...
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- Winter '09
- ........., Bargaining, Sunday Bazaar